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Address: Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 9947042559
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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people wanting to see a beautiful sky and an amazing view..this is the place ....the cave is not that of a thing to watch.....it has some history to it thats it.......walking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Yaqoob I
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Bathinda, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The caves are no match to the ones at Bhimbetka in Madhya Pradesh. A trek on a well paved path followed by a steep climb up 200 or so steps in between the rocks lead you to a beautiful view from the top. The engravings on the cave walls are geometric patterns in various shapes, bit lack of any qualifying... More 

Thank Dr_Powderpill
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is nothing in this caves except the sculptures which has been found. Geometric diagrams are in the rocks. Nothing else. Waste of time in visiting this. Also you need to walk a lot to reach that place. Very slopy. Aged persons can walk with their own risk.

Thank Ram Sunder A
Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Climb a few feet and you are on a time machine back to history. Find amazing rock carvings made by ancient dolmens. It is learnt to be prehistoric. Worth a visit. Aged tourists should stay away.

Thank SanjayBhatt1982
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

people wanting to see a beautiful sky and an amazing view..this is the place ....the cave is not that of a thing to watch.....it has some history to it thats it.......walking 1.5km from the last parking available and then climbing around 350 steps....one time experience... except for a view n fresh air nothing special about the place..

Thank Yaqoob I
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The nature trail till the ticket counter is good for nature lover. Not suggested to people with small children, aged people. Carry drinking water, umbrella and an extra set of cloths. This little but tough trek is not for all. Keep at least 3-4 hours in hand

Thank Subhradip D
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good mini hike! It was interesting to see how the people of the past centuries lived. The monkeys on route are a delight to watch if you are an animal person. A must go for tourist who travel to Waynad. Would be interesting to take your children and show someday. The refreshing fruits and buttermilk is quite sort after... More 

Thank Janani R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two caves to see here. You have to climb a lot of steps to get to the top (around 500 ft altitude difference). The caves are not so spectacular in detail, but what can you expect with the remains of more than 2000 years ago.

Thank Lokesh Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Edakkal caves is a most hyped place. So it is not a must visit place. We have walk ascend for 1KM and it is very steep. After walk we need to climb through steps. In the beginning of the walk only there is caution that it is advised not for elders and aged people. There is nothing speciality in this... More 

Thank HarishAsTraveler
Coimbatore, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

fortunately the day was sunny with a slight drizzle. It was a good hike to get to the entrance of the cave from where we get off from the vehicle as such. It was interesting to know about the carvings in the shelter and the views outside was breathtaking. Have some shoes with good grip and travel light.

Thank SManojK
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a long walk! There's a lot to walk and to climb even inside the caves til we reach the summit. The entry price is pretty cheap, just 20 Rupees per person. It's one of its kind place to visit where 2 small caves are formed between huge rocky hills. There are carvings of humans and some figures on the... More 

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